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AREA COUNTIES ADDED TO VOTER REGISTRATION INVESTIGATION

(Indianapolis, IN)--Two Whitewater Valley counties are now included in an investigation by the Indiana State Police in possible voter registration fraud.  The list of counties Thrusday expanded from nine to 57 counties and now includes Fayette and Franklin.  Investigators are checking to see if fraudulent names and addresses have been used to register voters.  A separate organization claimed Thursday that the investigation is an effort to suppress black votes.  The state police are recommending all voters check the accuracy of their information.